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 Bobbin Embroidery Takes Center Stage

Bobbin Embroidery Takes Center Stage

Here is a new way for you to try out bobbin work: a cool technique that lets you stitch out embroidery designs on the underside of your hoop.

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Become a Stitch N Pitch Fan

Become a Stitch N Pitch Fan

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America's favorite past time just got a whole lot sweeter. With some cool new program features, this year's TNNA annual Stitch N Pitch season is getting ready to swing.

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Initial Your Work with Snazzy Monograms

Initial Your Work with Snazzy Monograms

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Monograms have long been symbols of elegance and luxury. Although they are fairly simple to make yourself, the hardest part is usually finding a cool monogram style to suit your personality. Here is a nifty embroidery tool that allows you to choose just about any font type for any size monogram.

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Meet the Editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery

Meet the Editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery

Get some face time with Designs in Machine Embroidery editor Eileen Roche this week in Arlington, Texas.

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Calling All Sewing and Embroidery Fans

Check out Martha's Sewing Market this week in Arlington, Texas.

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A Collaboration Between Friends

A Collaboration Between Friends

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The challenge is a year long collaboration between two craft bloggers, each embroidering a 4-inch linen square inspired by a new word every two weeks.

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Make Your Own Large-Spool Stand

Make Your Own Large-Spool Stand

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I love to pass on new ideas I get from friends, teachers, students, and customers. Here is a great way to manage large spools of thread such as those used for your bobbin: Use the spool from packages of new, blank CDs.

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Check Out the Hand-Stitching Wonder of Jenny Hart

Check Out the Hand-Stitching Wonder of Jenny Hart

Jenny Hart’s thought-provoking portraits feature breathtaking detail. See her work at a new exhibit at The Art Center in St. Petersburg, Florida from May 23 to August 16, 2008.

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How to Make Your Embroidery Thread Behave

How to Make Your Embroidery Thread Behave

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Whether you are hand embroidering or machine embroidering, how you handle your thread can make or break its performance. Here are some tips to keep your thread in line and running smoothly.

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Embroiderers Style Accessories with Needlepoint

Embroiderers Style Accessories with Needlepoint

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Needlepoint is making a huge comeback. The pages of fashion magazines are showing how this traditional, hand-crafted embroidery technique gives super-trendy flair to belts, bags, and home décor.

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Sheers to You: Where to Find Embroidery Designs For Your New Sheers Online

Sheers to You: Where to Find Embroidery Designs For Your New Sheers Online

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Find amazing embroidery designs to suit your needs and tastes.

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Needlepoint-in-Style Video with Amy Holbrook

Needlepoint-in-Style Video with Amy Holbrook

Learn more about Amy Holbrook's personalized needlepoint notebooks in this how-to video.

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Use Specialty Bobbin Thread for Your Embroidery

Use Specialty Bobbin Thread for Your Embroidery

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Are you new to embroidery? Did you know that there is special thread that is made for use in the bobbin while you’re embroidering?

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Embroidery Meets the Needle-Felting Machine

Embroidery Meets the Needle-Felting Machine

Have you tried those new needle-felting machines yet? They’re fantastic! It’s like embroidery with wool roving and other fibers (instead of threads). When I first got my hands on one, I used it to (of course) embroidery on my jeans!

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Use these Tricks for Embroidering with Metallic Threads

Use these Tricks for Embroidering with Metallic Threads

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I was inspired to share this information with you because I just finished making a cool embroidered skirt out of my favorite pair of old jeans. To give this restyled garment some sparkle, I embroidered with some metallic threads. I was happy to find that some true tricks of the trade made the project easier, and the resulting skirt is now a new favorite.

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Restyle Alert: Vintage is Hot!

Restyle Alert: Vintage is Hot!

Vintage has exploded onto the pages of Vogue magazine, and embroidery designer, Hope Yoder, is way ahead of the curve! I almost swooned when I saw this dainty, girly shrug that was adapted from a new shrug pattern. It's so sweet, and sweeter still, Ms. Yoder says that there's more to come.

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 Quick Tips for Embroidering on Leather

Quick Tips for Embroidering on Leather

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Have you ever tried to embroider on leather? One would think it would be easy to work with because it’s obviously stable enough to support embroidery, but embroidering on leather has some surprising obstacles, such as stretching! Thankfully, these obstacles are easily overcome, and once you know what kind of stabilizer and needles to use, it’s a snap!

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Fiber Arts Exhibit at Sacred Heart University is Sure to Please

Fiber Arts Exhibit at Sacred Heart University is Sure to Please

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From cotton to flax, fibers have been used since ancient times to create everything from blankets and clothing to baskets for gathering food. In this exhibit, they become art.

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Always pre-wash fabric before you embroider on it

Always pre-wash fabric before you embroider on it

There is one major embroidery mistake that doesn't actually appear until after you have washed your creation for the first time: shrinkage. Too many times, I've completely destroyed beautiful creations. Luckily, this error is easily avoided if you just remember to take this one simple step.

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Embroidery Term of the Week:  Redwork

Embroidery Term of the Week: Redwork

Today, the term "redwork" can be used to describe a general form of outline stitching, but this artful technique using red, cotton floss dates back to the 18th century when this craft’s simplicity and affordability made it very popular.

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